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The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Huntsville, AL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate74%
Acceptance Rate74%

The University of Alabama in Huntsville Academics

The University of Alabama in Huntsville requires at least 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at The University of Alabama in Huntsville, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The University of Alabama in Huntsville accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, The University of Alabama in Huntsville has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 61% of students who start college at The University of Alabama in Huntsville graduate within six years.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: The University of Alabama in Huntsville may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Will I Take At The University of Alabama in Huntsville?

The University of Alabama in Huntsville has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for The University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with The University of Alabama in Huntsville directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at The University of Alabama in Huntsville

When choosing a major, The University of Alabama in Huntsville students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at The University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Student Designed Majors

The University of Alabama in Huntsville allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

The University of Alabama in Huntsville does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at The University of Alabama in Huntsville

The University of Alabama in Huntsville offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About The University of Alabama in Huntsville


Does The University of Alabama in Huntsville Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ The University of Alabama in Huntsville does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does The University of Alabama in Huntsville Have An Online Program?

✅ The University of Alabama in Huntsville has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does The University of Alabama in Huntsville Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ The University of Alabama in Huntsville offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does The University of Alabama in Huntsville Have An Honors Program?

✅ The University of Alabama in Huntsville offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at The University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Does The University of Alabama in Huntsville Require Internships?

🟨 The University of Alabama in Huntsville does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.


Additional Information About The University of Alabama in Huntsville


The University of Alabama in Huntsville Library

The main library on campus is the Louis Salmon Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at The University of Alabama in Huntsville

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Oakwood College, Morehouse College, Clark Atlanta University and Spelman College

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does The University of Alabama in Huntsville have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at The University of Alabama in Huntsville include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

9,636

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

74%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$11,878

Out-of-State

$24,770

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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